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Emotional Intelligence: The Importance of People Smarts

Emotional Intelligence: The Importance of People Smarts | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Some people laugh at the idea of emotional intelligence, but that just shows they lack it.
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Boost Your Emotional Intelligence: Take The Five Day EQ Challenge

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence: Take The Five Day EQ Challenge | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
We know that Emotional Intelligence can be learned, but like everything there's no quick fix. It takes time, commitment and dedication. So, how do we do it?
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You can do it - I know you can! Let me know how you did @EQCoachClason

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The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People

The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
How to succeed at self-sabotage.
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It's easy to miserable, here's some tips to make it even worse if that's what you choose.:(

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How Successful People Overcome Uncertainty

How Successful People Overcome Uncertainty | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright side, if you know the right tricks, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty effectively.Our brains give us fits when facing uncertainty because they’re wired to react to it with fear. In a recent study, a Caltech neuroeconomist imaged subjects’ brains as they were forced to make increasingly uncertain bets—the same kin
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great tips for handling the uncertainty of today's fast paced life

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These Tweaks To Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

These Tweaks To Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.The researchers found that self-control and energy are not only intricately linked but also finite, daily resources that tire much like a muscle. Even though we don’t always realize it, as the day goes on, we have
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Want a better day? Read this and then PRACTICE these tips. They do work!!

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10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
If specific types of challenges tend to “undo” you, or you often feel frustrated, impatient or drained, there may be some gaps in your resilience strategies.
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Resiliency is an important skill for leaders. Improve yours - here's some tips!

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Handling Emotional Outbursts on Your Team

How to deal with criers and screamers.
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Beyond criers and screamers, emotions are part of every decision everyone makes. Include emotion in conversation, make better decisions!

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The Violence of Shame: Trophy Hunting on Social Media • Six Seconds

The Violence of Shame: Trophy Hunting on Social Media • Six Seconds | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Shaming Walter Palmer and Cecil the Lion are all over social media this week. What is shame, and is shaming a force for positive change?
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A good perspective on shame and its dysfunction!

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Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person?

Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person? | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
It matters.
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A balance of head and heart would be ideal! Which are you? How's your balance?

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A balance of head and heart would be ideal! Which are you? How's your balance?

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Social Butterfly, Master Manipulator - PsychTests' Study Reveals The Dark Side Of Social Insight | Benzinga

New study by PsychTests.com reveals that social insight can be used to take advantage of others if not tempered by other emotional intelligence traits.
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Does one really have EI if they have no empathy to balance their social awareness??

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Stressed for Good: Surprising New Science about Stress • Six Seconds

Stressed for Good: Surprising New Science about Stress • Six Seconds | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
stressed people who helped and were connected to others had 0% increase. Bottom line—helping others reduces stress related deaths
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A must read for re-framing stress, dis-stress and what to do about it

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10 Habits of Ultra-Likeable Leaders

10 Habits of Ultra-Likeable Leaders | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable of.When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask them to describe the best and worst leaders they have ever worked for. People inevitably ignore innate characteristics (intelligence, extraversion, attrac
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Grow these 10 habits as a leader... emotional intelligence in leaders is the foundational skill!

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5 Steps to Making Conscious Acts of Kindness • Six Seconds

5 Steps to Making Conscious Acts of Kindness • Six Seconds | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago when I began teaching in the graduate program at Notre Dame de Namur University for individuals earning a credential or master’s in education, I started a ritual. It was the reporting of a conscious (not random but planned) act of kindness. My reason for doing so is that being either a teacher …
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Do a conscious act of kindness and gratitude today. We have so much to be thankful for!!

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Appreciating What Is—Reminds Me that Life is Good

Appreciating What Is—Reminds Me that Life is Good | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Doesn't it feel good to be appreciated? When someone shares with you their appreciation, whether about you or something positive that happened to them, the feeling is palpable. That's because appreciation is a powerful emotion that positively impacts our entire system.
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Appreciation unlocks Joy in our lives and transforms difficult relationships. Read this ebook and re-activate appreciation in all of your life!

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Research: Technology Is Only Making Social Skills More Important

Research: Technology Is Only Making Social Skills More Important | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Technical skills are easier to automate.
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Another powerful reason to develop emotional intelligence skills!!

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Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence - Case Western Reserve University | Coursera

Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence - Case Western Reserve University | Coursera | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence from Case Western Reserve University. Emotional intelligence, hope, mindfulness, and compassion help a person reverse the damage of chronic stress and build great leadership relationships. The Positive and Negative Emotional Attractors inspire sustained, desired change and learning at many levels. Take free online classes from 120+ top universities and educational organizations. We partner with schools like Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and others
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What a great opportunity to study with one of the leaders in the field of Emotional Intelligence - free!! I believe there is something powerful about face-to-face classroom learning, especially in this field. However, this would be a great introduction to the concepts.

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Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

A skeptical look at the positive-psychology backlash.
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What is happiness? that's the real question well explored in this post

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4 signs you lack emotional intelligence

4 signs you lack emotional intelligence | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
4 signs you lack emotional intelligenceIn my 25 years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the problem: those who most need to develop it are the ones who least realize it. The data showing that emotional intelligence is a key differentiator between star perfor
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Guilty of low emotional intelligence? check out these four tell-tale signs...

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A good way to check in on your own performance

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Mastering Anger and Negative Spirals

Mastering Anger and Negative Spirals | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Mark Twain"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy." AristotleThe anger funnel is the way the mind translates feelings into anger. It can happen with remarkable speed. Anger is the easi
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Some valuable tips, but it paints anger as a negative emotion.Anger is a valid and valuable emotion. It's how we judge anger, fear anger, suppress anger that can create negative outcomes. 

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The 5 Biggest Email Mistakes Executives Make

The 5 Biggest Email Mistakes Executives Make | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
The five biggest email mistakes to avoid so you don't embarrass yourself or even sabotage your career
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AVOID these mistakes at all costs - read so you remember!!

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What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop

What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Research shows the many benefits of taking notes by hand.
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Hand writing is important for many reasons. What will we lose if we become keyboard dependent?? More than comprehension for tests or memory..

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9 Things To Know About People Who 'Think' With Their Heart

9 Things To Know About People Who 'Think' With Their Heart | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Do you think with your head or your heart? It may sound like an obtuse question -- after all, thinking implies that you're using your brain -- but some people think that their true selves lie in their
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Emotional intelligence helps you balance head and heart thinking. Both are needed and important!

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Emotional intelligence helps you balance head and heart thinking. Both are needed and important!

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Emotional intelligence helps you balance head and heart thinking. Both are needed and important!

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The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work

The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
less we seek to actively pursue happiness through our jobs, the more likely we will be to actually experience a sense of joy in them
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A very different perspective on happiness than you might expect..

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Disney, Brain Science and Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Disney, Brain Science and Understanding Emotional Intelligence | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
I never thought seeing a kid's movie would become the inspiration for a new blog on emotional intelligence. Seeing Inside Out, the new movie from Disney/Pixar got me thinking about how we think.
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If you haven't seen Inside Out yet, do it. It's a movie for everyone about emotional intelligence, love and the importance of all emotions.

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The Seven Inherent Growth Steps For Every Leader | Finance Lights

The Seven Inherent Growth Steps For Every Leader | Finance Lights | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
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Not quite what you might expect, as a leader, what would your growth steps be?

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PTSD Awareness Month - PTSD: National Center for PTSD

PTSD Awareness Month - PTSD: National Center for PTSD | Emotional Intelligence Quotient | Scoop.it
Learn. Connect. Share. Raise PTSD Awareness all year long. Use the 6 Ways to Raise PTSD Awareness to make a difference today.
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June 27 is PTSD day. It isn't just a veteran's issue, many more suffer trauma than we know. With prayers for all who suffer. Tips on how you can help.

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